• Startup of the Year Summit 2020

    November 16 - 18, 2020 | Global Virtual Event

    The 2020 Startup of the Year® Summit is a curated experience for emerging founders, seasoned entrepreneurs, corporate innovation leads, accelerators, and investors to build relationships that fuel success. Summit is also the culmination of the 2020 Startup of the Year competition.


    Created with YOU in mind, during these challenging times:

    • All programming across the three days will be complimentary for registered attendees.
    • We're building a flexible schedule so that you can best fit programming into your day while not having to miss out on anything - meaning both our featured speakers and helping with homework.
    • From featured speakers, such as Tim Draper - to 'Ask Me Anything' Sessions with industry experts - to our 2020 Startup of the Year pitch competition - this year's programming promises to be stellar.
  • What to Expect

    Three days of online, curated experiences to build your network, grow your business, and celebrate the startup ecosystem with peers and industry experts.

    • The Top 100 Startups will compete for the 2020 Startup of the Year championship title
    • Up to $20K in potential investment from Established Ventures for one of the semifinalists
    • $10K non-diluted cash prize for a U.S. Veteran-led company from sponsor .US
    • Curated connections for the Top 100 with investors and corporate leads
    • Keynote speakers, such as Tim Draper, Mary Grove, and more.
    • "Ask Me Anything" sessions with VCs, Corporate Leaders, and Seasoned Entrepreneurs
    • Opportunity to network with expert judges and mentors, such as, Phil Nadel, Lesa Mitchell, Erica Minnihan, and more
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    Established is a consultancy that focuses on innovation strategies.

    Establishing a new program, project, product, or company marks the first day of something with unlimited potential.

    Established is a consultancy focused on helping organizations with their innovation, startup, and communication strategies. Created by the talent responsible for building the Tech.Co brand (acquired by an international publishing company), Established leverages decades of experience to help collaborators best further (or create) their brand and accomplish their goals.

    We are a competition, a global community, and a resource.

    Powered by Established, the Startup of the Year program helps diverse, emerging startups, founder teams, and entrepreneurs push their company to the next level. The 2020 competition is accepting applications until September 15. This includes this year's U.S Veteran category from sponsor .US. Interested? Learn more here.


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